A June 16 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a likely fatal blow to a Northeast family’s 24-year quest for justice. The high court affirmed a lower court ruling that overturned a death sentence for the man who murdered Police Officer Daniel Boyle in 1991.
Christopher Murray formally pleaded guilty on May 26 to strangling his wife Connie as the couple argued on the outskirts of Pennypack Park in Holme Circle last August.
Is there an abandoned, derelict property on your block? The state of Pennsylvania has an app for that.
A North Philadelphia man accused of kidnapping two other men for ransom, shooting both and dumping them in Crescentville waived his preliminary hearing on May 27. Ken Thomas, 24, faces charges of murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, robbery, kidnapping, weapons violations and conspiracy. Authorities have not disclosed whom Thomas may have conspired with in the crime.
The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.
Bustleton Civic shoots down neighbor’s request to run business out of his Haldeman Avenue home.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
The primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.
The Northeast Philadelphia man accused of strangling his wife as she jogged in Pennypack Park last August is expected to plead guilty to murder later this month.